Wednesday 20 April 2011

EULAR Award for Cardiovascular Risk Research in Sjogrens Syndrome

Dr. Maria Juarez, a rheumatology specialist trainee in Birmingham, has been awarded a prestigious European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) bursary for her work on the study of the prevalence of traditional cardiovascular risk in patients with primary Sjogren's syndrome, a sub-study of the UKPSSR. She will be presenting her work on behalf of the UKPSSR on 27 May, 2011 at the EULAR annual conference in  London

This year three studies from the UKPSSR cohort will be presented. The EULAR annual congress is now the largest international congress in rheumatology expecting to attract 18,000 delegates (both basic scientists and rheumatology specialists and allied health professionals) from all over the world.